Chris's Explosives Page

When I left school I joined my father's business for a while. He made explosives and blew things up!

We blew up this giant gas-holder in Wales:

BANG! Another one bites the dust

mention of Patent 1306546 Feb, 1973 GB see "Description" Section 2
Atlas/Hanex vs. Ireco/ICI patent invalidated due to prior art by UK Patent No 1,306,546 (Butterworth)

In pictures: Flats flattened - 14/01/01
In pictures: Stadium's final curtain - 11/02/01
New nanowires could track tiny explosives - 02/06/01
Obituary: Derek 'Blaster' Bates - 21/09/06

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